Re: PING: Paul Lutus <email@example.com> URGENT
From: Michael Heiming (michael+USENET_at_www.heiming.de)
Date: Thu, 9 Sep 2004 20:16:12 -0000
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In alt.os.linux SINNER <firstname.lastname@example.org> suggested:
> * Michael Heiming Wrote in alt.os.linux:
>> Ops, you are posting through a nntp server known as big source of
>> X-Trace: news.uni-berlin.de ...
> While I agree he is a troll, I disagree with your assement of the above
> server. news.individual.net requires a valid email address to register
What's hard about registering some valid email address for free
with bogus data through some web interface? You can do that in a
minute somewhere on the net.
> and only recently did they even allow posts with an invalid from field.
> They often cull spam so I dont see it and kill mega crossposts.
Ah, that's among the reason there are that many posts from this
server, which did come to my attention as source of spammer and
Sure kill-filling on a few ngs and restricting cross-posting to a
reasonable amount does keep this ng somehow readable. But then if
you think about someone coming new to this group who does for
sure not have all those filters regulars do, what kind of view
does he get?
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